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It's been a while

So, I've been gone a while....and  I've been wondering about launching a new blog - perhaps a new look,a new blog, a totally new start? In the wondering I've done nothing, so instead, I'm just going to pick it up again, and start writing.... 

So this week I had the privilege of spending time with some Prayer warriors in the Kerith Prayer room. We gathered to pray for the upcoming Mission Trips to Albania and Macedonia.  - They did me such good, as they shared what God had been saying to them in their own prayer times - words of encouragement that He will bring restoration of relationships; He will bring healing ; there will be lots of new people who haven't been to UNIKE before; there'll be a fresh move of the Holy Spirit; something new and more is going to happen this year; He is going to take things to another level. You can imagine how excited I was to hear these whispers from God - join me in a moment's prayer right now, that we'll see Him work?

It's our third year of "International REAL",supporting Miranda in her women's conference UNIKE in Tirana, Albania. She gathers 400 women - around 5% of the total Christian population of Albania which is a predominantly Muslim country! this year we will feature on both Albanian Christian radio and TV!


We're helping Marija break new ground in Skopje, Macedonia, as she leads her first women's conference "VREDNA". Please pray for Marija and her team. Their Church is approximately 40 people, and they are hosting a  conference, expecting 200 women! What's  more, its an international conference, with women travelling from the north and south of Serbia, from Montenegro and from Bulgaria - these ladies travelling by car for 12 hours, as they live near the Black Sea! I'm so humbled by their faith, and by their hunger for more of God. What an awesome privilege we have to share God's hope, truth and love with these precious women! 


I'm thankful to God for the open doors and invitations to partner with churches in other countries. 
I'm thankful for the women in these Balkan countries who have now become friends.
I'm thankful for the awesome women travelling with me - Iris, Alice, Ann and Karen.

Iris, Glyn and Esther thank you for making me strong ...and for giving me the faith-push I needed to get back to writing!










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Hello again :)

Long time no see!!!!
What to talk about after so long an absence?!?!

I've had so many wonderful experiences and opportunities recently, and so I can't wait to tell you the stories of my travel to support women's conferences in Albania and Macedonia. 

God was so good to us, and it was such a privilege to travel there with our wonderful Kerith women, to pray for the Balkan women and to stand alongside them as their sisters, encouraging them in their faith. 
We had adventures; new experiences; thunder storms and sunshine; lost luggage and unexpected gifts. We saw salvations and re-commitments; we prayed for women of all ages and backgrounds; some of us were more successful at mastering the language than others, but we had a go! We sang worship songs in a mixture of "have-a-go-Albanian" and the few English lines we could remember (and just kept repeating them!) 
We gave away what we had in terms of our faith and trust in God. We know that we received so much from being th…